I just noticed that Geography Now! came across my Green Sahara map and displayed it in one of my posts. I have been a fan of their channel for around a couple of years now, and I'm surprised and flattered they included it. Thanks for the shoutout!
Current map of Kerguelen
Where did Kerguelen start? What are its origins? Well, it all started 130,000,000 years ago, in the cold, deep parts of the Indian Ocean.
Into the lifeless, dark abyss, lies a barren seafloor. However, there’s something there, something that’s unlike the rest of the bland scenery of the ocean floor. They are quite large, towering above the rest of the seafloor. These mounds aren’t made of the sand and other sediments accustomed to the area, but dark-colored rocks instead. The ground begins to shake, at first it’s gentle shakes, but it escalates to violent shaking. All of the sudden, a mas